November 2016 Sabrina & Nicholas G.
We had a very pleasant experience from the moment that we first had contact with you, to the time that our moving crew departed the house. I also phoned your office today after receiving a courtesy call (via voicemail) to see how the move was going, and I was told that my husband and I could send a check to tip the moving crew. We would have done so today, but we were so consumed with plans for the move that we neglected to bring a tip with us.
13 Jan 2017 // from

JK Moving Services WarehouseIt’s been a long process, but the end is in sight.

On Wednesday, January 18, 2017, JK Moving Services will celebrate the opening of its new 75,000 square-foot warehouse facility in Sterling.

In celebration of the opening, we are hosting an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. The ribbon cutting ceremony will start at 5 p.m.

The event is open to the public and free of charge and will include complimentary food and drink Continue reading …

6 Jan 2017 // from

moving-boxes-labeledStaying organized during your move can save you time, money, and headaches. One of the ways to maintain organization throughout your move is a structured labeling system. You need quality tools, a fool-proof labeling plan, and good communication with your movers to make sure your strategy works.

There are two basic systems to use when labeling your boxes: colors and numbers.

Color-coding moving boxes

Moving boxes typically don the traditional clear packing tape, but why not change it up with some color? Pick a different color tape for each of the rooms in your new house to keep you and your movers organized.

It’s a pretty simple idea. Pack all of your kitchen goods into boxes and tape them shut with blue tape. Pack all of your bedroom supplies into boxes and tape them shut with red tape. You get the picture. Now, when the boxes arrive at your new house Continue reading …

28 Dec 2016 // from
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2016. A year to remember.

The Chicago Cubs won Major League Baseball’s World Series for the first time since 1908. The United Kingdom voted to Brexit the European Union, and Beyonce dropped her hit album, “Lemonade.”

While mainstream news covers sports, politics, and entertainment, media coverage of the moving and storage industry usually flies under the radar. So here’s a look back at 2016 through the eyes of JK Moving Services. Continue reading …

23 Dec 2016 // from

low-cost-of-livingRelocating is expensive. Relocating globally can be even more so. However, as more companies look to expand their operations, global mobility is becoming more and more popular.

Cost-of-living will play a role in your decision to move. Some global cities, like Zurich and Hong Kong, are extremely expensive.

However, there are more budget-friendly opportunities when considering a global move.

According to expatistan.com, all ten of the least expensive cities to live in in the world are outside of the United States. Four of those ten cities – Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Pune, and Madras – are in India.

Which cities top the list? Here are five of the cheapest cities to live in around the world and what makes them so inexpensive. Continue reading …

16 Dec 2016 // from

 

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Every day people move around the world for one reason or another. A different cultural experience, to be closer to family, and career opportunities all drive people to new cities.

But if your company asks you to relocate, or you decide to move on your own, how much will the new city cost you?

Living in cities like New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. can be expensive. However, moving outside of the United States might also cause a financial strain.

According to expatistan.com, seven of the ten most expensive cities to live in in the world are outside of the U.S. Four of those seven cities – Zurich, Geneva, Basel, and Lausanne – are in Switzerland.

Which cities top the list? Here are the five most expensive cities to live in outside of the United States and what makes them so expensive. Continue reading …

13 Dec 2016 // from

AuctionOn Saturday, December 17, JK Moving Services will be hosting a public auction for storage units that have gone unclaimed, with on-site parking available. Registration and previews begin at 8:30 a.m. The auction starts promptly at 9:00 a.m. All attendees must register at the door before the auction begins. If you would like to bid on any items, you will receive your bidder’s card during registration. You may pay with cash or major credit cards. Items are often acquired for a fraction of the original price, so you could end up with a real steal!

Who can come?

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